License Agreement and Terms
License Agreement and
Article 1 Ownership of the Digital Content sold on the Website
All the Digital Content and the materials provided on the Website are the property of the Company or the copyright owner, as the case may be, and protected under intellectual property laws including the Copyright Act of Japan. Any use or reproduction thereof without obtaining proper consent from the Company is strictly prohibited under these laws.
Article 2 Sales form of the right to use the Digital Content
All the Digital Content on the Website shall be sold in the form of granting to you the right to use the Digital Content by your payment of the purchase price therefor and your download of the Digital Content.
By downloading the Digital Content from the Website, you purchase the right to use, not the ownership of, the Digital Content.
Even after the grant of right to use the Digital Content by the Company to you hereunder, the copyright and any other rights in and to the Digital Content belong to the Company or the copyright owner, without transfer of such rights to you.
Article 3 Payment Method of Purchase Price
You may purchase the right to use the Digital Content by clicking a PayPal button on the page of the Website displaying the Digital Content, and make a PayPal payment for the Digital Content. There is no alternative payment method other than PayPal.
After making the PayPal payment, a specific URL will then be made available to you for downloading purchased Digital Content. You may download the Digital Content in the form of ZIP files by clicking such a URL. You need to download the Digital Content from such a URL.
You may download purchased Digital Content only within a limited period through a My Page which becomes available to you when you have registered as a member. After the expiration of the limited period, you may not download purchased Digital Content, and the Company shall not allow you to re-download purchased Digital Content or send the same to you.
You shall, on your own responsibility, download the Digital Content promptly after you purchase the same, and retain and manage the Digital Content.
The Company shall not be responsible in case you do not, or are unable to, download purchased Digital Content.
Article 4 Alteration of the Digital Content
You may use the Digital Content, whether personal or commercial, to the extent permitted hereunder and on the condition that you make alterations to the Digital Content for the use thereof as follows:
・ When you use the Digital Content for any printed material, you shall adjust the resolution of the Digital Content appropriate to it.
・ When you use the Digital Content on the web, you shall use the same at a resolution of 100 dpi or less, and incorporate the Digital Content in the design, integrate the same into the background, or combine the same with other materials so that any third party may not copy or obtain the the Digital Content itself.
・ The Digital Content in a file downloaded by you constitute one unit having one meaning and message, therefore, you are not permitted to partially trim, cut off or separate any characters or texts thereof, or use the same in such a state that any part of character or text is lacked. Provided, however, that you may change a writing layout from vertical writing to horizontal writing, or from horizontal writing to vertical writing in accordance with Japanese usage.
・ You are not permitted to use flipped text, mirrored text or upside down text unless it is essential for its design.
・ You may change text size and color, provided, however, that you are not permitted to alter text in an illegible manner.
Article 5 Scope of Use
You may use the Digital Content for the following purposes:
・ to design printed material (without limit of number of copies to print and number of times to use); and
・ to design media on the web (without limit of number of times to use)
In either case, you shall use the Digital Content to the extent permitted hereunder.
Article 6 Prohibitions on Use of the Digital Content
You shall not assign, sublease, transfer or sell the Digital Content to any third party nor shall you grant the right relating to the Digital Content to any third party, without the Company's consent.
You shall not register the Digital Content, in whole or in part, as trademark or design paten, use the same as or in trademarks, service marks, logos for privately and commercially, or use the same in such a way that characterize or symbolize any specific corporation, individual, group, activity, service and the like.
All of the Digital Content on the Website describes the Japanese culture, tradition and/or ethos, and you are prohibited from using the Digital Content in the following manner, or in such a manner which is associated with any of the following:
・ Use in obscene content or against public policy and good morals;
・ Use in adult-entertainment business, pornography, sexually explicit sites, dating site or any other equivalents;
・ Use in unjust acts involved in crime, terrorist activities, or antisocial activities, or use which is associated with any of the foregoing activities;
・ Use which leads, or is likely to lead, to any disrepute of the any designer of the Digital Content, chirographer, Japan, Japanese people, such as loss of honor, damage to reputation or defamation;
・ Use in any business or service competing with the Company's business without obtaining proper consent from the Company;
・ Use in its own work, and presenting or making public of the work containing downloaded Digital Contents as its own work, without obtaining proper consent therefor from the Company.
The Company reserves the right to investigate the matters related to the use of the Digital Content, such as status and purpose of the use, and you shall cooperate with the Company's investigation.
Article 8 Cancellation, Refund or Return of the Digital Content
Due to the particular nature of digital data, you may not cancel, return and request refund for the Digital Content purchased by you, nor refuse the payment therefor (the "Refund, etc.").
The foregoing shall apply in the case where you are unable to download the Digital Content for some reason.
Provided, however, that you may receive from the Company the Digital Content you have purchased if you notify the Company's customer support by e-mail of that fact together with any information which would identify the purchase of the Digital Content, such as proof of payment by PayPal, details of purchased Digital Content, purchase date and registered e-mail address. Even if you are eventually unable to use the Digital Content so received, the Refund, etc. of purchased Digital Content shall not be acceptable.
Article 8 Disclaimer
The Company makes no warranty of content, accuracy, resolution, processing status, explanatory text, tag, file capacity, file name, file size, name, etc., regarding the Digital Content sold on the Website even if there are any differences between the Digital Content and information available on the Website. You agree to use the Digital Content on your own responsibility.
The Company shall not be liable for any damage arising out of or in relation to error or trouble of technical environment related to the Website or download including but not limited to computer system trouble and false display incidental thereto.
The Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage of data of the Digital Content including but not limited to the data of images, footage and text, and data of information incidental thereto. You shall prepare and maintain the backup of such data on your own responsibility.
The Company shall not warrant that the Website, its server, the Digital Content and any e-mails transmitted from the Company will be free from viruses, infection or any other element that has contaminating properties.
In any event, the aggregate liability of the Company shall be limited to the amount equivalent to the purchase price for the Digital Content paid by you to the Company.
Article 10 Governing Law and Jurisdiction
March 1, 2016